The Louisiana Marathon

Sat January 16 - Sun January 17, 2021 Baton Rouge, LA 70802 US Directions
Course Information - Saturday Races

The Louisiana Marathon weekend is a multi-race event, offering five different distances. Saturday gets started at 8am with our Ochsner Louisiana Marathon 5K and Ochsner Louisiana Quarter Marathon races, and is followed by our Kids 1 Mile race at 10:30am. Sunday is our Marathon and Half Marathon, both of which start at 7am. We also offer a Déjà Vu’ award for runners who want to run on both days.


Ochsner Louisiana Quarter Marathon - 6.55 Miles

8:00am Start – Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021

If you’re not quite ready for a half but looking for more than a 5K, then the Ochsner Louisiana Quarter Marathon is perfect, its a 10K with a little lagniappe. This Saturday race starts with the Ochsner Louisiana Marathon 5K race, leaves the downtown area and runs through one of Baton Rouge’s oldest most historic neighborhoods on oak tree lined roads.


Ochsner Louisiana Marathon 5K - 3.1 Miles

8:00am Start – Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021

From first timers to competitive runners, this race is a great option for everyone. As part of the Louisiana Marathon weekend of races, you can experience running in a unique setting featuring a flat, fast and fabulous course. Both the start and the finish are visually stunning as you begin and end the race under the shadow of our iconic state capitol. Regardless of your age and experience level, the Ochsner Louisiana Marathon 5K promises to be a memorable race you don’t want to miss.


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Kids Marathon - 1 Mile

10:30am Start – Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021

Looking for an exciting way to get the whole family active? The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Kids Marathon’s mission is to instill running as a part of a healthy lifestyle in our kids at an early age, which is why we have a 1 mile kids race. It's the perfect distance to introduce kids to running. 



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